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Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo Elementary harvest to be delivered to school lunch trays.

November 19, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Two-thirds of all recommendations in the past fiscal year came from 24 doctors. 

November 13, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.

October 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Collecting bottles, a researcher and community college student address problems of reservation.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.

October 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Nursing home fined over missed medication

Nursing home fined over missed medication

Employees couldn't explain why a patient didn't get medication on 19 occasions.

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Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Officials decided it posed a public safety threat.

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Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

The no-fault caveat is included in center's agreement to pay $2,000.

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Program offers free colorectal cancer screenings

The uninsured and the poor are targeted.

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Douglas hospital fined for deficiencies

Douglas hospital fined for deficiencies

Cochise Regional Hospital spent two years in violation of its state health license by not offering surgery to patients, a newly released report says.

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Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

April 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

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State report faults rehab clinic in patient suicide

The Sierra Tucson treatment center north of Tucson did not follow its own policies when a patient committed suicide there earlier this year, a state report says.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

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Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.

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UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

UA Medical Center's traveling team tries to save sickest H1N1 flu patients

The severity of this season’s H1N1 flu has put a local medical team into overdrive.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State health assessment finds Ajo lacking among rural communities

State health assessment finds Ajo lacking among rural communities

AJO — Jose Castillo was born here in 1939, at the old hospital that sits atop a hill. He’s lived here most of his life and worked at the open-pit copper mine that used to employ much of the town.

March 07, 2014 7:33 pmLoading…
Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson’s decision to limit the size of marijuana cultivation sites means growers are taking their farms — and jobs — to Phoenix.

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Tucson group seeks volunteers to help those living with HIV/AIDS

A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.

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